Category Archives: Cheers

Summer Wines and Sangria

July is the heart of summer, and there is really no better place to be than here in the Southport-Oak Island area. This month, we have a refreshing Red, White, and Blue Sangria for your July 4th celebration, some seafood-friendly whites,

The Winner’s Circle

What: Brew Club Rate Night When: Thursday, June 25th • 7 p.m. Where: The Grape & Ale 8521 E. Oak Island Dr., Oak Island Cost: Membership in Brew Club, $15/mo. Info: (910) 933-4384 www.thegrapeandale.com From the establishment of America’s first

Summertime Cocktails

Perhaps nothing salutes the arrival of summer in our area better than relaxing with an ice-cold beverage and a stunning view. Cap it off by indulging in a decadent meal or a bit of light, sea-born fare, and we’ve got

Silver Coast Winery – Spring 2013

By Josh Pittman and David Thorp The story of Silver Coast Winery is that owner Maryann Azzato was having difficulty finding enjoyable wines when she moved here—so she decided to make her own! In 2002, she and her husband, Dr.

Springtime Brews

Celebrate the arrival of spring with some special brews from Germany and the United States. Traditional German spring beers are dark lagers called Bock beers. The maibock style tends to be lighter in color with more citrus aromas and hoppy

How Much is Enough?

Planning a wedding is one of life’s great pleasures and great frustrations. One way to cut expenses without cutting corners is to choose a venue that allows you to provide your own beverages. You can also provide a better quality

Brews for Dogs & Winter Beer

Blake’s love for beer and Robin’s love for dogs is apparent at Shagger Jacks, where dogs are welcome on the outside deck and have the opportunity to order Bowser Beer. Now dogs can pop two flavors of brew with their

New Year’s Eve 2012

The Grape and Ale 8521 E. Oak Island Dr., Oak Island (910) 933-4384 www.thegrapeandale.com When planning your New Year’s Eve bash, typically the first thing on your to-do list after you have committed to a menu is to choose the

Cheers

Thanksgiving is the most American of holidays. A day where tradition prevails at dinner tables across the country. Family recipes that spend the other 364 days tucked away in a box and stained with signs of Thanksgivings past take center

Autumn Brews of Choice

From the first chilled breeze of September, one thing is for certain: The thought on everyone’s mind—and tastebuds—is the tantalizing flavors of autumn. From that one comfortably cool day, it’s impossible to ignore urges to sprinkle the hint of pumpkin

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